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The Week We Searched For- September 23, 2011

The Week We Searched For- September 23, 2011

It was a jam-packed week with Facebook's introduction of several new services, Google's integration of +1 on display ads and the release of Google Wallet. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- September 9, 2011

The Week We Searched For- September 9, 2011

Google strengthens its position in local search with its acquisition of Zagat, Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz is exploring new opportunities, and Twitter renews its search deal with Bing. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- September 2, 2011

The Week We Searched For- September 2, 2011

We kick off the month with changes to Google's Webmasters Tools, Facebook's retirement of its daily deals service, and Google's exploration of re-ranking search results using +1 data. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 26, 2011

The Week We Searched For- August 26, 2011

In this week's news, Google introduces Multi-Channel Funnels, Facebook "Likes" gets banned in part of Germany, and Google +1 gets fully integrated into Google Plus. [...more]

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Twitter, My Sweet Simple Love

Twitter, My Sweet Simple Love

In her debut post, Rebecca discusses how Twitter's new features are complicating their long and rewarding relationship. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 5, 2011

The Week We Searched For- August 5, 2011

In this week's stories, we discuss accusations of Apple, Microsoft and Oracle's "patent war" against Google Android, real time results on Google Plus and Google's acquisition of Dealmap. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 8, 2011

The Week We Searched For- July 8, 2011

Social media dominated the headlines this week with Google+ gaining momentum and praise, Zynga's IPO prospectus, Facebook's new video chat service and more. [...more]

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Invitation Reads: Heather….+1

Invitation Reads: Heather….+1

Heather gives us the dirty on what it's like to be wooed by the most coveted date of the summer... Google +. Facebook, watch out. This could be true love. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For – June 27, 2011

The Week We Searched For – June 27, 2011

In last week's news, Google became the subject of another FTC antitrust investigation, Google launched its Panda 2.2 Update and Foursquare raised $50 million in VC funding. [...more]

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The Week We Searched for – June 17, 2011

The Week We Searched for – June 17, 2011

In this week's news, Google unveils several new search features at its Inside Search event and TechCrunch reports on several exciting secret Facebook projects. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- June 10, 2011

The Week We Searched For- June 10, 2011

This week Google introduced a new embedded format for Ad Sitelinks, Facebook stirred up controversy with its new facial recognition feature and Matt Cutts talks about Panda 2.2 at SMX Advanced. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- June 3, 2011

The Week We Searched For- June 3, 2011

In this week's news, Google enters the daily-deals race with Google Offers on the same day that Groupon files its IPO. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- May 27, 2011

The Week We Searched For- May 27, 2011

In this week's news, Google introduces Google Wallet, PayPal accuses Google of poaching employees and Facebook hires a new set of lobbyists. [...more]

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Privacy by Default: Why Facebook is Opposed

Privacy by Default: Why Facebook is Opposed

Facebook, Google, and a broader coalition of internet companies have come out in opposition to a proposed California legislation that would mandate new privacy policies for social networking sites. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- May 13, 2011

The Week We Searched For- May 13, 2011

In this week's news, Facebook attacks Google with a smear campaign, Microsoft acquires Skype, and Google introduces Chromebooks. [...more]

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Pew Research’s Breakdown of Online News Traffic

Pew Research’s Breakdown of Online News Traffic

New research from Pew Research indicates that Facebook is becoming a “critical player” in the way users find and share news stories online. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- May 6, 2011

The Week We Searched For- May 6, 2011

China's largest social media network Renren hit the stock market with a bang this week, while Google introduced its new local business photo service and several amendments to its AdWords' privacy policy. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- April 29, 2011

The Week We Searched For- April 29, 2011

In this week's news, Facebook launches its new coupon service and acquires Daytum, while Microsoft releases its Q3 revenue report. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- April 15, 2011

The Week We Searched For- April 15, 2011

In this week's stories, Google's shares drop 5%, Apple invests in cloud computing, and Google's Panda update goes worldwide. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For – April 8, 2011

The Week We Searched For – April 8, 2011

In this week in search, analysts question the value of Facebook in e-commerce. While Google updates AdWords, comes under criticism from the government, and re-organizes the management team. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- April 1, 2011

The Week We Searched For- April 1, 2011

In this week in search, Facebook introduces its new mobile site, Google introduces its +1 button and Microsoft files complains with the EC against Google. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 28, 2011

The Week We Searched For- March 28, 2011

Yahoo introduces its new real-time search feature, Google develops new partnerships in the pursuit of NFC payments, and Sina drops Google. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 18, 2011

The Week We Searched For- March 18, 2011

This week in search Groupon grabs a $25 billion IPO evaluation from banks and investors, Google introduces a new suite of services designed for nonprofit organizations and Facebook expands to daily deals. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 11, 2011

The Week We Searched For- March 11, 2011

In this week in search, LinkedIn introduces a new news feature, AOL makes major cuts to its workforce, and Google lets users blacklist sites. [...more]

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Can Facebook Comments Save the Internet from Itself One Blog at a Time?

Can Facebook Comments Save the Internet from Itself One Blog at a Time?

Facebook has rolled out its new and improved commenting platform for blogs. Will it help increase engagement and reduce the number of SPAM comments? [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- February 25, 2011

The Week We Searched For- February 25, 2011

In this week's edition, Google takes action against content farms and launches a new optimization feature in AdWords. [...more]

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Like, Is Something Missing from Google Social Search?

Like, Is Something Missing from Google Social Search?

Google announced an expansion of its current social search result services, which will more predominately feature relevant social activity in Google’s organic listings. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- February 18, 2011

The Week We Searched For- February 18, 2011

Google announced a new social search service this week, which incorporate relevant social media activities into SERP. [...more]

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Search’s dirty little secrets

Search’s dirty little secrets

In the Sunday edition of the New York Times’ David Segal authored an investigatory piece on JCPenney’s SEO rankings that goes deep into Black Hat practices. What's revealing about the article isn't its description of paid linking schemes, but rather the mainstream interest in the details of SEO. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- February 11, 2011

The Week We Searched For- February 11, 2011

It's been an exciting week in search, as AOL announces its acquisition of Huffington Post, Nokia and Microsoft team up to fight Apple on the mobile front, and Google introduces new security options. [...more]

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